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RALEIGH — Even health care workers aren’t immune to the economic devastation brought by the coronavirus.

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RALEIGH — Doctors who fled the health insurance system to offer transparent prices and more personal care got a boost from state lawmakers. 

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RALEIGH — A Senate committee passed protection for direct primary care providers and discussed regulatory reforms to prepare hospitals and other health care workers for the second wave of the coronavirus.

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RALEIGH — The coronavirus has spread beyond the threat of infection.

When North Carolina canceled elective surgeries, it froze almost all procedures that happen outside the emergency room. Blood tests, screenings, major surgeries  — all are suspended, waiting for the ban on elective procedures to lift in North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — Dale Owen has been called many things, depending on who’s talking. He’s a cardiologist with a “bullseye” on his back, who is fighting to resurrect a dinosaur: independent, doctor-owned practices.

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RALEIGH — As flu season approaches, doctors fear more young adults will die of vaping-related illnesses.

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RALEIGH — While North Carolina continues to seek ways to fill medical provider voids across the state, government regulations block one partial solution.

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RALEIGH — As North Carolina’s population ages, and demands for health care rise, nurses need the freedom to do more.

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